Amazing 20 Internet Facts You Need to Know

Internet is one of the biggest network nowadays. Millions of computers and mobile devices are now connect with this network. Here we write down some amazing facts about internet. Previously we write some amazing facts about Android Mobile OS. Read down these amazing facts and increase your knowledge about internet.

Internet Facts

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Amazing 20 Internet Facts You Need to Know

1. World’s First Website, Created By Tim Berners-Lee In 1991 and it’s still running.

First Website On Internet

First Website On Internet

http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

2. The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005. It’s called “Me at the zoo,” and features Jawed Karim, one of the founders, at the San Diego Zoo.

3. YouTube’s copyright-checking software scans over 100 years of video every day.

Youtube Copyright Checking Software

Youtube Copyright Checking Software

4. The first registered domain was symbolics.com.

First Domain on Internet

First Domain on Internet

5. One in six marriages today occur because the couple met online.

Marriages on Internet

Marriages on Internet

6. 38% of the Web

Internet

Internet

7. There’s an estimated  1 Billion websites on Internet.

http://www.internetlivestats.com/

8. There are 300 Million+ blog on internet. You can create your website or blog from blogger.com.

9. Facebook has an estimated 1.2 Billion active users.
To put that into perspective, there’s about 7 billion people on Earth. 17% of humans are on Facebook.

10. Over 100,000 newdot com domains are registered on the web every day.

Domain

Domain

11. Every day, 16% of the searches that occur are ones that Google has never seen before.

Google Searches

Google Searches

12. First Ever Photo Uploaded On The Internet

First Photo on Internet

First Photo on Internet

13. The Internet is growing by an exabyte of data every day. If that didn’t hit you as hard asi expected let me put it this way, an exabyte equals 250 million DVDs.

Internet Growth Rate Per Day

Internet Growth Rate Per Day

14. Sweden is the country with highest percentage of net users at 75%.

15. The surface web … that is the www content indexed and accessible by google is only 4% of the total www content.

Deep Web

Deep Web

You can understand it in another way: The Deep Web (i.e. inaccessible web) contains 91,000 Terabytes of data. Whilst the surface web contains only a measly 175 Terabytes of data.

16. Gangam Style broke the number count of youtube.

We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met PSY. “Gangnam Style” has been viewed so many times we had to upgrade to a 64-bit integer (9,223,372,036,854,775,808)!

17. Internet sees the extinction of four letter dotcom domains: Every possible combination of four letter domain names has been registered as of December 2013. The 4,56,976 (26^4) combinations that can be made ranging from AAAA to ZZZZ have all been used up.

18. Of the 247 BILLION email messages sent every day, 81% are pure spam.

http://www.internetlivestats.com/

19. Google estimates that the Internet today contains about 5 million terabytes of data (1TB = 1,000GB), and claims it has only indexed a paltry 0.04% of it all! You could fit the whole Internet on just 200 million Blu-Ray disks.

20. Internet terrorism is very much a real threat. In February 2008, 5 deep-sea cables that provided Internet connectivity to the Middle East were cut. Curiously, US-occupied Iraq and Israel were unaffected.

 

Source:

 http://www.inscribd.com/21-amazing-facts-about-the-internet/

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/18-fun-interesting-facts-knew-internet/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulos/50-surprising-facts-about-the-internet

http://www.quora.com/What-are-some-interesting-facts-about-the-Internet

 

 

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